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Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
Earlier this month, for the tenth time, it was my pleasure to present the annual Urban Transport Design Award. Schemes that make the UTDA shortlist... continue
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Letters to the editor
Christian Schmidt, Newport
It is disheartening to read that Cambridgeshire seems set to continue with their floating bus stop proposals (‘Floating bus stops redesigned to... continue
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Main editorial comment
  One casualty of last week’s reshuffle was the environment minister Owen Paterson, who during his short time in office because something... continue
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In brief
The Highways Agency has started construction of two air quality barriers near junction 18 of the M62, near Simister, Greater Manchester. The... continue
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Regular news
Former Heathrow Airport chief executive Colin Matthews has been appointed chairman of the Highways Agency, which is about to be transformed into a... continue
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In brief
Transport for London has launched a digital speed limit map for the capital, which will be of use to satnav firms, mobile phone app developers and... continue
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In brief
Bristol City Council plans to test the impact of new cycle schemes using temporary infrastructure. “It can be difficult to assess the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bristol City Council plans to test the impact of new cycle schemes using temporary infrastructure. “It can be difficult to assess the... continue
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Regular news
London Travelwatch is pressing Transport for London to quantify the delays that buses will experience from a proposed new cycle... continue
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Cumbria County Council is consulting on raising speed limits on more than 15 miles of road.  The proposals cover roads in the Allerdale area on... continue
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Regular news
Cambridgeshre County Council looks set to reject a request by the city council to implement a 20mph speed limit on an A road in the city. Cambridge... continue
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The London Borough of Southwark this week dismissed reports it wants to enforce 20mph speed limits on cyclists. Confusion about the council’s... continue
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In brief
The volume of traffic on the M6 Toll road in the West Midlands in April-June was 7.2% above the corresponding period of 2013, according to road... continue
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In brief
Liverpool City Council plans to extend its nine-month trial of suspending bus lanes by a further four months. The trial, which affects all 26 of the... continue
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Detail
The Highways Agency has awarded a Halcrow/Hyder joint venture a £1.5m contract for design services on the Manchester smart motorways phase two... continue
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News
The Highways Agency has awarded Balfour Beatty a £35m design and build contract to improve a 2.5-mile section of the A21 between Tonbridge and... continue
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Detail
North Yorkshire County Council has reduced Ringway’s highway maintenance contract by one year after the firm failed to meet three of its... continue
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News
Transport for London has awarded five new traffic signals maintenance contracts valued at  around £317m over their maximum eight-year... continue
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A number of English highway authorities are requesting approval from the DfT this month for permit schemes to manage road works, ahead of rule... continue
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The London Borough of Islington wants to trial slimmer traffic signals at a busy road junction.  Islington has identified the junction of Old... continue
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